After dropping a 58.63 in the 100 back at the U.S. Open, beating Regan Smith in the process, we will be hearing a lot more about Phoebe Bacon.
Four-time World Juniors gold medalist Justina Kozan is one of two standout 15-year-olds heading our list of swimmers to watch at West Juniors.
Surhoff swam to a 22.87 in the 50 free, going a lifetime best. Moreover, it was an Olympic Trials cut, easily getting under the standard of 23.19.
Some distance free battles between Georgia’s Jake Magahey and Indiana’s Jake Mitchell could be among the highlights of a strong East Junior meet.
Last week’s U.S. Open champion in the 200 meter backstroke Isabelle Stadden is scheduled to race at the Winter Junior Championships – West meet this week.
Claire Curzan (above) missed last week’s U.S. Open while sick, but is expected to be good-to-go at the Winter Junior Championships – East this week.
Mid-season invites are over, but duals keep coming: Navy hosts Army in a rivalry matchup, with a long course invitational to follow a day later.
It was a record-breaking weekend in Atlanta, with 18 US Open meet records broken and just 10 now remaining.
Since this is a wrap-up, I’m giving you my top 4 swims of the weekend, my top 4 surprises of the weekend, and as always, the syrup on top.
Weitzeil, who on Thursday became the first woman under 21 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle, contested that event again in meters, going 24.70.
Becca Meyers set her second world record in as many days at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics National Championships in Lewisville, TX.
Haas, out in 50.98, came home with a pair of 27-mids to win with 1:45.92, breaking the US Open record set all the way back in 2005
Luca Urlando posted the top time of the morning in the men’s 200 fly, missing the meet record by less than a second.
Erika Brown defeated Olympic champion Simone Manuel in the 100 FR while Cody Miller took down Olympic champion Dmitiry Balandin on night 4 of the US Open.
12-year old Thomas Heilman has broken his 3rd National Age Group Record in the 50 yard free this week in Cary, North Carolina.